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Eurasian Blackbird
Turdus merula Linnaeus, 1758

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Aves - birds »  order Passeriformes - perching birds »  family Turdidae - thrushes »  genus Turdus

Other names

= Common Blackbird

Least Concern LC

Images

Turdus merula - Eurasian Blackbird

male

Author: Zdeněk Pazdera

Turdus merula - Eurasian Blackbird

male

Author: Michal Mudra

Turdus merula - Eurasian Blackbird

male

Author: Ivan Mikšík

Turdus merula - Eurasian Blackbird

male

Author: Milan Kořínek

Turdus merula - Eurasian Blackbird

female

Author: Štěpán Uhlík

Turdus merula merula - European Blackbird

Turdus merula merula - European Blackbird, female

Author: Milan Kořínek

Turdus merula - Eurasian Blackbird

male

Author: Lydie Gigerichová

juvenile animal

Turdus merula - Eurasian Blackbird

Author: Ivan Mikšík

Turdus merula merula - Eurasian Blackbird

Turdus merula merula - Eurasian Blackbird

Author: Milan Kořínek

nest


egg

Turdus merula merula - Eurasian Blackbird

Turdus merula merula - Eurasian Blackbird

Author: Jan Zima

Turdus merula - Eurasian Blackbird

vejce

Author: Lubomír Klátil

Turdus merula merula - Eurasian Blackbird

Turdus merula merula - Eurasian Blackbird

Author: Milan Kořínek

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Intertaxon relationships

parasite: Neharpyrhynchus bochkovi Martinů, Dusbábek & Literák, 2008

prey: Arion vulgaris Moquin-Tandon, 1855 - Iberian Slug

Included taxa

Number of records: 9

subspecies Turdus merula aterrimus (Madarász, 1903)
subspecies Turdus merula azorensis Hartert, 1905
subspecies Turdus merula cabrerae Hartert, 1901
subspecies Turdus merula intermedius (Richmond, 1896)
subspecies Turdus merula mandarinus Bonaparte, 1850 - Chinese Blackbird

Turdus merula mandarinus

subspecies Turdus merula mauritanicus Hartert, 1902

Turdus merula mauritanicus

subspecies Turdus merula merula Linnaeus, 1758 - European Blackbird

Turdus merula merula

subspecies Turdus merula sowerbyi Deignan, 1951
subspecies Turdus merula syriacus Hemprich & Ehrenberg, 1833

Links and literature

EN AOU Checklist of North and Middle American Birds 2013 [http://checklist.aou.org/], North American Classification Committee (NACC) [as Turdus merula]
Data retrieved on: 26 April 2013
EN Bird Life 3 [103888106]

Bird Life [http://www.birdlife.org] [as Turdus merula Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 23 November 2018
EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [97226]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [http://www.faunaeur.org] [as Turdus merula Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
EN Australian Faunal Directory [3e38d7e5-ce72-4241-a6e8-b871e54739a6]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [https://biodiversity.org.au/afd/home], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Turdus merula Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 31 January 2015
EN Handbook of the Birds of the World (HBW) Alive [58261]

del Hoyo J., Elliott A., Sargatal J., Christie D.A. & de Juana E. (eds.).: Handbook of the Birds of the World (HBW) Alive [https://www.hbw.com/], Lynx Edicions, Barcelona [as Turdus merula Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 27 November 2018
EN Gill F. & Donsker D.: IOC World Bird List 10.2 [http://www.worldbirdnames.org/] [as Turdus merula Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 1 August 2020
CZ Hudec K. et al. (2003): Soustava a české názvosloví ptáků světa, Muzeum Komenského v Přerově. 462 pp. [as Turdus merula Linnaeus, 1758]
CZ Hudec K. (2012): Slovník historických českých názvů ptáků, Česká společnost ornitologická [as Turdus merula]
EN Clements, J. F.: eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world 6.7, Cornell Lab of Ornithology [as Turdus merula]
Data retrieved on: 7 April 2013
EN Crochet P.-A., Joynt G.: AERC list of Western Palearctic birds December 2012 [as Turdus merula]
Data retrieved on: 26 April 2013
ES Lilleleht V. , Lõhmus A. (1997): Scientific, Estonian and English names of birds of Europe [as Turdus merula]
Data retrieved on: 11 July 2010

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